Golden State Warriors

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    October 24, 2013

    From '93 Til: Revisiting Too $hort's Get In Where You Fit In

    [You could argue that 1993 was the most formative period for West Coast rap music, especially when it came to the Bay Area. Definitive lists and superlatives aside, we're just gonna take you on a trip. Every week, From '93 Til will dig up something that came out of the Bay Area roughly around the sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    Warriors: Is it Better to Have Won and Lost Than Never to Have Won at All?

    Love, politics, and sports -- in that order -- are the only places you can feel like this. It's where you actually have to start saying to yourself there are far worse things in this world than what just happened. Which makes you feel even worse about how much this hurts. Guilt over this first-worl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    Warriors: What the Nuggets Fans Are Saying Today

    We've been blessed here in the Bay. The Sports Gods have granted us a cornucopia of sports ecstasy. There've been dreamlike successes--from the Giants' championship to the 49ers Super Bowl run. But more than that, there've been epic performances: Matt Cain's perfect game; Pablo Sandoval's three home ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    After All That, Warriors Still Enter Game Five As Significant Betting Underdogs

    This evening, the Warriors will have their chance to send the Denver Nuggets to an early summer vacation. Such a possibility certainly seemed unlikely just a week or so ago, when the Warriors lost game 1 of the series and also All-Star forward David Lee to a season-ending hip flexor tear. Even mor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2013

    Here Is Your Golden State Warriors 2013 Playoffs Drinking Game

    Steph Curry's ballin'. Mark Jackson's preaching. Klay Thompson's shooting. Harrison Barnes is dunking. Andrew Bogut's blocking. Kent Bazemore's dancing. And Andris Biedrins is looking tan as ever. There's much reason for excitement in G-State. Roaracle will be thunderous when the Warriors take the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    "Warriors on the Waterfront" Rally Catches So-Called Allies Off-Guard

    The battle for -- and against -- the Golden State Warriors' proposed waterfront arena is heating up. So it wasn't a surprise to see a group calling itself "Warriors on the Waterfront" throwing a noontime rally on the City Hall steps today. Unless you're a member of the group's "steering committ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2012

    Top 12 Moments of The Year of the Bay Area Sports Renaissance

    With the New Year just hours away, we can finally say it without fear of a buzzer-beating jinx: 2012 marks The Year of the Bay Area Sports Renaissance. These things tend to come in cycles. The Bay's Age of Terrible Sports was a long, cold winter. Game Six in '02 was the first snow, and the blizzar ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 19, 2012
  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    Warriors Beat the Heat and Show the World Their New Swag

    Last night's win turned heads. It's not just that the Warriors beat the defending champion Miami Heat; not just that they led after every quarter. The Wizards, after all, have also beat the Heat. The win turned heads because it showed the world how the Warriors have won 12 of their last 15 games, in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2012

    Andrew Bogut Injury Cover-Up Was a Stupid-Ass Thing To Do

    During time-outs, the Warriors, like presumably all professional sports team, hold "vote our guys to the all-star game!" gimmicks. During a game earlier this month, for instance, three or four youngish and smiling people jogged onto the court, each waving over their head a giant cut-out of a player' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2012

    Warriors Arena: 13 Percent Interest Rates Assailed as "Outrageous"

    For those without clear memories of the 1970s, the specter of double-digit interest rates on loans is something one would likely associate with a dead fish being left on your doorstep. There'll be no fish-based payment reminders in the ongoing effort between the city and Golden State Warriors to ere ... More >>

  • Music

    October 24, 2012
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    October 16, 2012

    Whoa: Lil B Tries Out for Golden State Warriors' D-League Team

    When Lil B tweeted last month that he was going to try out for the Golden State Warriors, it was met with the same skepticism as when he said he was Miley Cyrus or Paris Hilton or Matlock. But our Young Based God actually did it this past Sunday, when he suited up and got on the basketball court at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2012

    Warriors Coach Mark Jackson Was Allegedly Extorted By a Former Mistress

    On April 3, a man walked up to Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson in a Memphis hotel, according to a criminal complaint filed this week in federal court in Oakland. The Warriors were in town to play the Grizzlies. The man showed Jackson a folder filled with "compromising pictures" of Jackson - ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2012

    Plenty of NorCal High School Kids Will Miss Graduation Because of Senior Pranks

    It's that time of year: The Golden State Warriors are making a top-10 draft pick, tourists are under-dressed for the coastal breezes, and high-schoolers are being barred from graduation ceremonies because of senior pranks.This week, 51 seniors at Heritage High in Brentwood and 30 more at McClatchy H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    Yes, the Warriors Moving to S.F. Would Mean a Big New Concert Arena in the City

    San Francisco is so tiny, dense, and developed that the only way to put a new stadium here is to build one on top of some piers over the bay. Okay, so that's not a huge surprise. But building a giant arena over the bay was the dead-serious plan announced yesterday by city officials and the owners o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    Golden State Warriors Owners Confirm Plan to Move to San Francisco

    When Golden State Warriors brass told Oakland that the city was "still in the running," they might as well have said, "I do still want to be with you, I just think it would be best for both of us to see other people for a little bit, so we can grow as individuals before committing to each other." M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    Warriors, City Make Stadium Plans Official -- But "Nothing" in Writing Yet

    The city and the Golden State Warriors held a press conference today on Piers 30-32 -- and everybody came. The mayor! The lieutenant governor! The police and fire chiefs! Rose Pak! The starting power forward! A platoon of laborers who moved shrubberies to strategic locations! Everybody! Whether the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2012

    Golden State Warriors Are Probably Moving to San Francisco

    There is an immediate bit of good news accompanying the reports that the Golden State Warriors are moving to San Francisco: There's a strong chance the team will finally trash the comically antiquated "Golden State" part of the name, which it absurdly adopted when it moved from San Francisco to Oakl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2012

    Warriors Fans Now Know the Euphamisms for Tanking

    The Warriors have lost 13 of their last 15 games. With six regular season games left, it is becoming increasingly crucial that the Warriors continue, if not exceed, their current losing trend. A few years ago, the team traded its 2012 first round pick for Marcus Williams, who would score a total of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2012

    Don Nelson's Time in Golden State Was Like A Four Loko Bender

    Don Nelson's stints as head coach of the Warriors were like those nights when a group friends decide to shotgun a case of Four Loko then club hop through the city. Those nights start off gloriously. There's excitement and energy and gratuitous high-fiving and within hours they're locking down extra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    Warriors Fans Take Out 20 Years of Frustration on Owner Joe Lacob (Video)

    ​No Monta Ellis, no Jeremy Lin, no Dwight Howard, probably no playoffs, and possibly no lottery pick. So it's not surprising that there were no cheers for Warriors owner Joe Lacob last night during Chris Mullin's jersey retirement ceremony. There were plenty of boos, though.When Lacob took the mic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Jeremy Lin Latest One Who Got Away from Warriors

    ​The Golden State Warriors' transcendent moments have resonated so strongly because the team's status quo is unmitigated failure. Failure has built up atop failure, creating a rich loam with which to grow more failure. The franchise that traded Robert Parrish and the draft pick that became Kevin M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    Monta Ellis' (Alleged) Penis Waved Around by Lawyer

    Dunk = good. Junk = bad. ​In a likely legal first, an attorney representing a former Golden State Warriors employee who claims she received unwelcome and explicit text messages from star guard Monta Ellis brandished an enlarged photo of a schlong for the gathered hordes of media. "We don't care if ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    Lucas Anthony Tang, Toddler, Plunges to Death At Warriors-Lakers Game

    ​Our sister paper, OC Weekly, tracked down the identity of the 2-year-old who fell to his death from a luxury box following yesterday's Golden State Warriors-Los Angeles Lakers game at the Staples Center. The Child was Lucas Anthony Tang of Garden Grove in Orange County.

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Today's Most Popular Stories

    ​In which we determine what discerning readers are reading elsewhere and save you the trouble of going there by showcasing it here. Curbed SF: What do you get for pouring $733 grand into a San Francisco house already valued at $865,000 and then putting it back on the market a scant six months late ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    Woah, Nellie: Warriors Coach Don Nelson Reportedly Pushed Out

    The Don is gone...​When the Golden State Warriors' once and future coach, Don Nelson, won his record 1,333rd game, SF Weekly congratulated him. And urged him to retire. Nelson is the source of just about every fond pro basketball memory any Bay Area fan too young to remember fashionable plaid jack ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Chris Cohan's Worst Screwups As Warriors Owner

    ​With the end of Warriors owner Chris Cohan's 16-year tour of mismanagement here, long-suffering fans of the franchise are jubilant. The team was sold for a record $450 million to a group led by Joseph Lacob, a Celtics part-owner and partner at the Menlo Park venture capital firm KPCB; and Mandala ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Warriors Sold -- But Not to Larry Ellison

    Meet the new boss, Joe Lacob​Billionaire Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's quest to buy his favorite basketball team has been stuffed. The long-awaited sale of the Golden State Warriors was announced today, for a record $450 million -- but the winning bidder was Joseph Lacob, a part-owner of the Boston C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Reports: Larry Ellison's Purchase of Golden State Warriors Imminent

    Oracle Corporate CommunicationsHave you come to rescue us, Larry Ellison? ​Larry Ellison, the richer-than-Croesus CEO of Oracle and yachting enthusiast, is reportedly in the final stages of purchasing the Golden State Warriors. The move would likely be greeted with glee by fans of the NBA franchis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2010

    Golden State Warriors' Bay Bridge Logo Arriving This Week From China

    For the bridge, it's a great time out...​How overdue is the erection of the eastern span of the Bay Bridge? Well, the Golden State Warriors couldn't wait for the span to actually exist before adopting it as their new logo. With portions of the signature tower sections set to arrive in Oakland tomo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Mistah FAB & DJ Spair's 'Hella Dope' Take On Local/Low-Brow Culture Might Offend You

    ​Question: What do the Golden State Warriors, Stewie Griffin from the TV show Family Guy, Donkey Kong, Mims' "This is Why I'm Hot," and rather offensive charicatures of drunk Mexicans have in common?(Answer after the jump...)

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    Golden State Warriors' New Logo Incorporates Yet-To-Be-Built Bay Bridge

    ​Let's get this out of the way: We like it. We hated Thunder and do not mourn his passing. The Golden State Warriors' new logo, clearly modeled after the yet-to-be-erected eastern span of the Bay Bridge, brings us a wave of nostalgia the team's play of late has not. Not only are the new-old (old-n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    Congratulations, Don Nelson. Now Retire.

    Alone at the top​Last night, the Golden State Warriors dispatched Minnesota, 116-107. This year, any victory for the Warriors is cause for celebration; the team is struggling to win 30 percent of its games. But this one was special: It was victory No. 1,333 for coach Don Nelson -- the league's all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    Warriors Rolling Ticket Prices Back to 1976 Levels Tomorrow

    J.D. McCarthy basketball cardRick Barry was in his heyday the last time you could plink down eight bucks to watch the Warriors​The Golden State Warriors are losing two-thirds of their games, many of the team's most promising players are wearing business suits while sitting on the injured reserve, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2010

    Amp Live Gets Radio Station, Films Video w/ Warriors

    ​2010 is gonna be a busy year for local producer whiz Amp Live. He has a new album coming out that I'm chomping at the bit to hear (check the first video, a great number about an android dude who steals styles called "Gary is a Robot," here). And he's just announced a new Internet radio station, B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    Rate the Warriors' Latest Panic Trade

    Another lump of coal in the Warriors' stocking​Yesterday's unloading of malcontent guard Stephen Jackson was the latest installment of a longtime Golden State Warriors tradition: Sending talented and disgruntled stars out of town for mere cents on the dollar. But how bad was it compared to the tea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    Full-Court Press: Flamboyant Former Warrior World B. Free Sues Nike

    Don't name your shoes after this man without asking him firstAs a scintillating scorer with the Golden State Warriors and four other NBA teams, World B. Free was no stranger to knocking down seemingly impossible shots in the face of swarming defenders. Well, it's an apt metaphor for the retired bask ... More >>

  • News

    December 5, 2007

    My Tunes: Kelenna Azubuike

    Warrior and music lover

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2007
  • News

    March 14, 2007

    Full Nelson

    Can pro basketball's second-winningest coach put the Warriors back on the warpath? Don't count him out too quick.

  • News

    March 8, 2006

    Hustle & Flow

    He can defend and fly with the best of them. But can the rookie straight out of high school stick in the NBA?

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    May 11, 2005
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    May 11, 2005
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    February 11, 2004

    He Stats! He Scores!

    Aptos statistics geek Roland Beech just might change how the NBA plays -- and you watch -- basketball

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 14, 2003

    Best Coach

    Eric Musselman, Golden State Warriors

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    May 14, 2003

    Best Warriors Fans

    Bob Fitzgerald and Jim Barnett

  • News

    February 5, 2003

    More At 11:00

    An Exclusive Look at Secret Plans for Revolutionary Change in San Francisco Television News

  • News

    February 14, 2001

    Daydream Believers

    In the middle of another catastrophic season, the Golden State Warriors refuse to face the probability that they're as bad as they seem

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